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REVIEW: Chemical Brothers – Melbourne Arena 5 November 2019

As I joined a crowd weighted heavily towards the middle-aged ex-raver and descended on the rarely utilised Melbourne Arena for the first Chemical Brothers gig in the city since 2013, I began to ponder the duo’s place in music history. Were they true musical legends, or do I just remember them fondly because they were a large part of the soundtrack to my teenage years?

November 6, 2019
East 17 Brian Harvey
Brian Harvey of East 17 Releases Disturbing Video of Benefits Office Altercation

Former East 17 singer Brian Harvey says he is now homeless after being removed from a Benefits Office in the UK for abusive behaviour.

November 5, 2019
Daryl Braithwaite One Electric Sunday 26 November 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Sherbet’s New 2019 Version of ‘Howzat’ Has Arrived

The newly recorded Sherbet ‘Howzat’ has arrived and is now available for your ears.

November 5, 2019
Ken West, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Big Day Out Founder Ken West To Kick Off Australian Music Week Conference

Big Day Out founder Ken West will kick off the Australian Music Week conference in Sydney on Wednesday with insights about the rise and fall of Australia’s iconic music festival.

November 5, 2019
Nick Littlemore and Peter Mayes
Nick Littlemore and Peter Mayes Launch New Label Lab78

PNAU/Empire of the Sun pair of Nick Littlemore and Peter Mayes have become Record Company Moguls. Littlemore and Mayes have formed the new label Lab78. They have also announced their first signing Vlossom.

November 5, 2019
Midnight Oil signed poster for RSPCA
Autographed Midnight Oil Poster Reaches $2000

Songland’s Records Midnight Oil poster auction has reached $2000 with five more days of the auction to go.

November 5, 2019
Noiseworks lead singer Jon Stevens performs at the Red Hot Summer tour in Mornington at the Mornington Racecourse. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Not A Melbourne Cup Fan? Then Make It Noiseworks Day Instead

With the continuing growth of repugnance for the Melbourne Cup, Jon Stevens has suggested a different way to celebrate the day … consider it Noiseworks Day.

November 5, 2019
NeilYoung at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young Is Looking For A Way To Disconnect From Facebook

Neil Young wants out of Facebook but is faced with disconnecting from millions of fans if he does.

November 5, 2019
jackie Barnes, music news, noise11.com
Jackie Barnes To Present Drum Masterclass In Sydney

Jackie Barnes will host a drum masterclass for Tama Drums Australia in Sydney on 27 November.

November 5, 2019
Liam Gallagher, Beady Eye, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Liam Gallagher Already Has Another Album On The Way

The former Oasis star has released two number one solo records, 2017's 'As You Were' and this year's 'Why Me? Why Not.', and he also recently shared the title for this next LP, which he's named 'Come On You Know'.

November 5, 2019
Shawn Mendes
Jonas Blue and Shawn Mendes Plan Working Together

Jonas Blue revealed two years ago that he was in talks with Shawn Mendes to get him on his debut album, 'Blue', however when the record was released last year, there was no sign of his name, but now he has teased that 2020 could be the year they finally get together.

November 5, 2019
Pussycat Dolls Kimberly Wyatt by Ros OGorman
Pussycat Dolls To Reform For Reality Show

Pussycat Dolls have been rumoured to be getting back together for a huge world tour and now it's been claimed they will kick off their comeback with an appearance on the British reality show, on which member Nicole Scherzinger is one of the judges.

November 5, 2019
Solange
Solange Knowles and Husband Split

Solange Knowles has split from her husband after five years of marriage.

November 5, 2019
Rihanna, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Rihanna and Meek Mill Plead For Texan Court To Overturn Death Sentence

Rihanna, Meek Mill, and Busta Rhymes have urged fans to petition Texas' government to save a man on death row.

November 5, 2019
George Michael photo by Ros OGorman
Posthumous George Michael Song Coming This Week

The estate of the late music icon has given permission for the new track, 'This Is How', to be used for the soundtrack to the forthcoming film 'Last Christmas' – a festive romantic comedy inspired by the music of George and his former band Wham!.

November 5, 2019
James Van Cooper
Australian Music Week Beach Concert Roster Revealed

Australian Music Week will give Sydney a dose of live music this week when the AMW Beach Concert series kicks off in Cronulla from Wednesday.

November 4, 2019
Bush
Latest Bush Track features In ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’

Bush’s only new music in 2019 is for the ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ movie.

November 4, 2019
Whitesnake
David Coverdale Confirms Whitesnake Really Did Use The Exorcist Piece On Stormbringer

If you thought that subtle vocal at the start of Deep Purple’s ‘Stormbringer’ sounded a bit like Linda Blair’s demonic dialogue in The Exorcist then you would be right.

November 4, 2019
Tool Tease Tour For Australia

Frontier Touring is teasing a not so subtle message suggesting that a Tool tour in imminent.

November 4, 2019
John Farnham performs at One Electric Day Werribee Park. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
John Farnham Kicks Off His Summer Season For One Electric Day

John Farnham resumed work for the summer of 2019 for One Electric Day on a not so summer’s day in Launceston on Saturday.

November 4, 2019
The Edge and Bono, U2 perform at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
U2 To Play First Shows Of 2019 In New Zealand This Friday

The U2 The Joshua Tree tour of 2019 will kick off this Friday (8 November) in Auckland, New Zealand. The Australasian U2 show will be their only shows on 2019.

November 4, 2019
Olivia Newton-John - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Olivia Newton-John Grease Outfit Sells For $405,700

The black leather jacket and skintight trousers that Olivia Newton-John wore for the finale of Grease have fetched a staggering $405,700 (£314,000) at auction.

November 4, 2019
Taylor Swift Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Taylor Swift Won’t Tour ‘Lover’ Because of Mother’s Health

Taylor Swift has suggested "change" in her life is the reason she's not heading out on the road in support of her new album, Lover.

November 4, 2019
La Roux Elly Jackson by Ros OGorman
La Roux Finally Has A Third Album Coming

La Roux has confirmed details of for her upcoming third record, which is the long awaited follow-up to 2014’s ‘Trouble In Paradise’, and she has also unveiled a brand new single alongside the announcement.

November 4, 2019
The Pretenders, noise11.com, music news
Chrissie Hynde Gave Up Dope Five Years Ago

The Pretenders singer Chrissie Hynde has known for decades that drugs and alcohol weren't good for her but only gave up around five years ago after experiencing a week-long hangover.

November 4, 2019
Pussycat Dolls Kimberly Wyatt by Ros OGorman
Kimberly Watts Is Suggesting A Pussycat Dolls Reunion

The 37-year-old singer insisted she has no news to share following speculation she and her former bandmates, Nicole Scherzinger, Ashley Roberts, Carmit Bachar, Melody Thornton and Jessica Sutta have signed a multimillion dollar deal to embark on a huge world tour but admitted it would "be a dream" to get on stage with them in front of her and husband Max Rogers' three kids, Willow, four, Maple, two, and two-week-old Senna.

November 4, 2019
Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance photo by Ros O'Gorman
My Chemical Romance Comeback Show Sells Out In Minutes

My Chemical Romance, comprised of brothers Gerard and Mikey Way, Ray Toro, Frank Iero, and James Dewees, announced plans to return to the stage together for the first time in seven years earlier this week, and after tickets for their one-off Los Angeles show went on sale on Friday (01.11.19), they were all gone almost immediately.

November 4, 2019
Lorde, Noise11, Photo
Lorde Delays Third Album

Lorde has put plans for her long-awaited third studio album on hold following the death of her beloved dog, Pearl.

November 4, 2019
Kurt Kansley in Ragtime from The Production Company
The Production Company Ends 21st Season With Potent ‘Ragtime’

‘Ragtime’ is possibly the most confronting production The Production Company has ever presented.

November 3, 2019
Kanye West photo by Ros O'Gorman
Australian Charts: Kanye West ‘Jesus Is King’ Debuts At No 1

Kanye West scores his third No.1 album in Australia this week as he debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart with his ninth album, this one a gospel set called "Jesus is King".

November 2, 2019